Balance Beyond the Busyness

β€œFinding balance beyond the busyness is possible. The answer is inside of you. But you have to slow down long enough to hear your own thoughts.

Make time for yourself daily. Rediscover what you love to do, and do it. And if you have a goal, take action every day. The size of the step is unimportant. Just be consistent. Do it for you.”-Julie Barbera

Author and Life Coach

Busyness is used as a measure of success. If able to do more, have more and be more, we somehow feel in control of our lives.

As a result and goal-driven person myself, I gave in to this erroneous definition for years. I put accomplishing goals ahead of faith, family and health.

It was apparent that my life was out of balance. I knew what I was doing. Still, I convinced myself that I was making this sacrifice for the greater good. I could only fool myself for so long.

"Live in the moment, vision in sight. Keep your feet on the ground, yet reach for the sky."-Julie Barbera
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A busy lifestyle helps to get things done and make things happen. But, at what cost? Chasing goals leads to forgetting dreams. Aiming for the target, we completely miss the mark.

My driven personality enabled me to succeed in many areas. I pushed through things when others might have given up. I took on more…

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4 thoughts on “Balance Beyond the Busyness”

  1. This was awesome. All of that what you said I felt that exact same way. It wasn’t until I started blogging and centering my blog around reaching out and speaking to the hopeless that felt I had a purpose, a reason. I discovered that the fulfilment that I was searching for is to help others reach their full potential, become successful, no their worth and purpose. Instead of fulfilling my own selfish desires.

    I give this 10 thumbs up. You are right on the money. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘.

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    1. Thank you for the kind words of encouragement. I’m glad to hear that the message resonated with you.

      I’m inspired by your testimony. It’s so wonderful that you found your purpose and passion by serving others. Blessings to you!πŸ˜‡πŸ™


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